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this special dividend club. here's a couple i've seen bandied about this morning. william sonoma for one. home depot another one i heard bandied around. office max another one and even p petsmart i heard bandied around as special dividend candidate. about the knight capital deal and getco offer of 3.50. they asked if knight could survive as stand alone company at this point. it's not clear. the board as changed. there are new people on the board that represent various interests. there are people on the board that are maybe likely motivated to sell. who knows. former managing director of general atlantic is on the board. it's complicated. i've asked if other bidders might emerge out there. think about this. only two bidders mentioned are not publicly traded. i don't think that's an accident. not an accident on the big publicly traded companies having come in at this point. a company with a lot of losses. risk out there. litigation risk out there. risk to the company overall. might be difficult to get that through a publicly traded company. i think that's an issue on why you haven't seen differe
develops. >> tomorrow on rock center tim cook is going to do his first tv interview with brian williams. do you think that he has the confidence of the market as ceo? >> that's a great question. listen, tim has some amazing attributes on what he's done on the supply chain is genius. is that the same as product genius and marketing genius that steve jobs had? we'll have to evaluate that over the next year. he has taken apple to be the largest listed market capitalization company on any u.s. exchange. now we'll see what he can do over the next 12 months or 14 months to find new markets and to continue growth. >> all right. colin, thank you for phoning in. >> euro retreating from a seven-week high against the dollar on poor demand for spanish bond auction today and indeed it must be said weaker than eurozone retail sales figures. andy, welcome. where does the euro go from here? >> hi, simon. there's a couple things that make me worried about the euro today. we made a higher high and are making a lower close. as we get into this week, we have only one more week before things turn over as far as
call. people are betting against them. >> morgan stanley upping william sonoma. >> this is a housing play. people want to be in any housing play. the company is doing well. they are saying uggs are doing well. deutsche cutting oxidental. >> i think this is a cheap stock. i understand it will not rally by year end. >> for more on the names, go to our website. what's on "mad" tonight? >> if you think the fiscal cliff will be avoided, this is the stock to buy. we get no vacation they come up with a deal. they need more time to come up with a deal. no vacation until we get legislation. >> finally, we're going to get gms numbers in a few minutes here. >> these are big. >> you have a group of companies that have warned for the quarter. overwhelming number of guidance for the quarter has been negative. housing and autos. tail winds are here. >> it's the international companies that have been so disappointing. this will be a break if gm and ford can overcome the gravitational pull particularly of europe and with europe getting better in terms of finances, these might be a place to go. >> you
williams. >> look at toll brothers today. holy cow. you have to paint a loss of houses. household formation coming back. amazon is just a winner here particularly in sandy. i regard google as making a comeback. i think that when you look at what -- apple fears google. google is going to do better going forward. look at facebook by the way. they figured out things. i'm not going to be -- i'm looking at stocks that once we go over the cliff bounce back and if we don't go over the cliff are where a lot of money is going. >> where does ulta, are these tier 2 names? >> ulta is -- david and i joke about this. it's the growth stock -- key to this market. gilliad has been great. same with ulta. you may laugh at ulta. i won't finish my sentence. >> i may. >> this double the store thing is what whole foods says. any time you can double stores, growth guys just love it. >> we're told there's no concern if we go over the fiscal cliff that that will result in some sort of a chill in the housing recovery offer the housing market. this harvard study that bob toll cited, 1.8 to 2.8 million households fewer
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